Strong growth for Freeview continues
According to a recent press release from Freeview New Zealand, sales figures for Q1 2010 show that nearly a quarter (23.5%) of New Zealand homes can now access free-to-air digital TV and radio through Freeview.
A total of 376,389 households subscribe to free-to-air DTT or satellite services up from 346,116 households in December 2009. Overall the penetration of DTT was 11.5% in the first quarter.
There are now 16 channels available on the DTT platform. HD services will also be available during the FIFA Football World Cup.
Source: Freeview NZ website
Item added: 30th April 2010